Widows of Nigerian Activists Launch Civil Case Against Shell
The widows of four of men executed by Nigeria's military regime in 1995 have filed a civil lawsuit seeking compensation and an apology from Royal Dutch Shell for alleged complicity in a military crackdown. The leaders of the oil-rich Ogoni land were executed for opposing Shell and the military government.
This Day, 29 June 2017
Oil giant, Shell, stands accused of complicity in the unlawful arrest, detention and execution of nine men who were hanged by the military regime of the late Gen. Sani Abacha in… Read more »
Premium Times, 29 June 2017
The widows of four of nine men executed by Nigeria's military regime in 1995 have filed a civil lawsuit seeking compensation and an apology from Royal Dutch Shell. Read more »
Vanguard, 29 June 2017
Four Nigerian women are taking legal action in the Dutch courts against Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell accusing it of complicity in the 1990s executions of their husbands by the… Read more »